Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Therinia Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 290.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : OXYTENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena lactucina Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 144, pl.273, figs B, C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 715. [(but included by Hübner as Therinia lactucinaria Hübner, [1823], an unjustified emendation)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. lactucina is dated from the wrapper of part 23, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

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Junior name(s):
Thrinia ; Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: 89.


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